Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company, was born in Springwells Township, Wayne County, Michigan, on July 30, 1863, to Mary (Litogot) and William Ford. He was the eldest of six children in a family of four boys and two girls. His father was a native of County Cork, Ireland, who came to America in 1847 and settled on a farm in Wayne County.
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From a 1989 dragster to an autonomous shuttle bus, the "Collecting Mobility" exhibit also dives into why the museum collects what it does.
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Henry Ford, American industrialist who revolutionized factory production with his assembly-line methods. He formed the Ford Motor Company in 1903 and was the creative force behind an industry of unprecedented size and wealth that would forever change the economic and social character of the United States.
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Nov 09, 2009 · Henry Ford: Early Life & Engineering Career. Henry Ford driving his Quadricycle, circa 1896. Born in 1863, Henry Ford was the first surviving son of William and Mary Ford, who owned a prosperous ...